Bergrivier Local Municipality is one of the top three best-run municipalities in the country, according to the Government Performance Index.

It has a zero tolerance approach to corruption – its last clean audit exemplified honest spending and good management. In the war on drugs, this DA-led municipality has set up a Drug Action Committee, offering opportunities and support to communities. Bergrivier Local Municipality works hard every day to deliver services to every home.

Bergrivier Success Stories

A Drug Action Committee was formed by the Municipality to work with the community and offer opportunities and support.

R300 000 in bursaries

were handed out in 2017 to help students from poor communities to study and get good jobs.

Reduced water losses

by fixing water leaks and maintaining equipment properly, water losses have gone down from 20% to 8% in the last six years.

97.7% of homes in Bergrivier have access to flush toilets. The Municipality works hard every day to bring this, and other services like electricity; piped water and rubbish removal, to every home.

One of the top three best municipalities in SA according to the 2016 Government Performance Index.

Meet the Mayor & Mayoral Commitee

Ray van Rooy

Executive Mayor

Born and bred in Piketberg, Executive Mayor Ray van Rooy is passionate about his community and change.

Koos Daniels

Financial Services and Economic Development

Riaan De Vries

Technical Services

Adam Du Plooy

MPAC Chairperson

Johannes Jogemes Moolman

Corporate Services

Rhandall Swarts